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He established a business selling toiletry kits after being discharged from the army then started another business named De-Ice-It, which sold a chemical spray to help clear frozen windshields. Over the course of his business career, Adelson has created almost 50 of his own businesses. In the late s, Adelson and his partners developed the computer trade shows COMDEX , for the computer industry; the first show was in It was the premier computer trade show through much of the s and s. The following year, Adelson and his partners constructed the Sands Expo and Convention Center , then the only privately owned and operated convention center in the U.
In , while honeymooning in Venice with his second wife, Miriam, Adelson found the inspiration for a mega-resort hotel. The Venetian opened May 3, In the late s, Adelson and the company decided to build a casino resort in Bethlehem , Pennsylvania.
It is one of five stand-alone casinos that were awarded a slots license by the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board in The casino opened May 22, Table games began operation on July 18, The hotel opened May 27, Adelson said "If we have the opportunity to build an integrated resort, we're going to do it. We think it will attract the customers and the tax revenue to the state of Pennsylvania and the Lehigh Valley and the cities that are in it.
In , during the lates global recession , Adelson told The Wall Street Journal "If it were today, we probably wouldn't have started it.
Adelson spearheaded a major project to bring the Sands name to Macau , the Chinese gambling city that had been a Portuguese colony until December Since the opening of the Sands Macao, Adelson's personal wealth has multiplied more than fourteen times.
Adelson said that he planned to open more hotels under brands such as Four Seasons , Sheraton and St. Adelson's company was reportedly under federal investigation over alleged violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act relating to payments made to a Macau lawyer. It includes stores at The Shoppes, convention center for Sands Live concert series, multiple swimming pools, night clubs, and 2, luxury hotel rooms.
In , Adelson made an unsuccessful bid to purchase the Israeli newspaper Maariv. When this failed, he proceeded with parallel plans to publish a free daily newspaper to compete with Israeli , a newspaper he had co-founded in but had left. On March 31, , Adelson received the go-ahead from a Jerusalem court to purchase Maariv and the conservative newspaper Makor Rishon. According to a Target Group Index TGI survey published in July , Israel Hayom , which unlike all other Israeli newspapers is distributed for free, became the number-one daily newspaper on weekdays four years after its inception.
The Yedioth Ahronoth weekend edition was still leading with a This trend was already observed by a TGI survey in July In , the Israeli press said that Adelson was unhappy with coverage of him on Israeli Channel 10 , which alleged that Adelson had acquired a casino license in Las Vegas inappropriately through political connections.
This led to the resignations of the news chief, Reudor Benziman; the news editor, Ruti Yuval; and the news anchor, Guy Zohar, who objected to the apology. Within a few weeks the paper's editor stepped down in a "voluntary buyout".
In February Craig Moon, a veteran of the Gannett organization, was announced as the new publisher and promptly withdrew those principles from publication.
He also began to personally review, edit, and sometimes kill stories about an Adelson-promoted proposal for a new Las Vegas football stadium. Many reporters and editors left the newspaper citing "curtailed editorial freedom, murky business dealings and unethical managers. Longtime columnist John L. Smith, who had often written about Adelson and had been unsuccessfully sued for libel by him, resigned after he was told he could no longer write anything about Adelson.
This makes Adelson by far the biggest donor in either party Republicans or Democrats in the election cycle. Adelson's newspaper, the Las Vegas Review-Journal , was the only major newspaper nationwide to endorse Trump. In a panel discussion at Yeshiva University on October 22, , Adelson said that the United States must get tougher about Iran's suspected nuclear weapons program.
Controversy arose when he said: He went on to explain that, after a show of force and a threat to also drop a nuclear bomb on Tehran, the U.
Olympic Committee from voting in favor of the Chinese bid to host the Summer Olympics. A few hours later, DeLay called back and told Adelson he could tell the mayor of Beijing "this bill will never see the light of day". The resolution did not pass. Adelson testified in court that the demise of the resolution " Fighting the "mainstreaming" of cannabis legalization is a personal passion of Adelson, whose son Mitchell died of a drug overdose.
Adelson believes cannabis is a gateway drug. At the November conference of the Israeli-American Council , Adelson declared that the organization should become primarily a political lobbying group on Israel-related issues. Israeli journalist Chemi Shalev said that IAC had not intended to become a political pressure group and that Adelson had "hijacked" it. Adelson has fought increasingly hard against internet based gambling in recent years.
In early Adelson publicly backed a bill introduced in the U. Adelson received the Chairman's Award from the Nevada Policy Research Institute , a think tank in Las Vegas, for his efforts to advance free market principles in Nevada.
Additionally, President George W. Bush appointed the Adelsons to serve on the Honorary Delegation to accompany him to Jerusalem for the celebration of the 60th anniversary of the State of Israel in May In , Adelson was named to CNBC 's list of people who have transformed business over the last 25 years; those on the list were described as "top leaders, icons and rebels, a definitive list of people who have had the greatest influence, sparked the biggest changes and caused the most disruption in business over the past quarter century.
Adelson says that because of his upbringing in an immigrant family in an underprivileged neighborhood of Boston, "it went without saying that we were Democrats". He attributed his family's loyalty to their belief that the Democratic Party of the s and s shared their commitment to charity, self-reliance, and accountability, as well as support for Jewish causes.
They Left me", Adelson specifies three reasons why he switched political parties to the Republicans. First, he cites foreign policy, pointing to a Gallup poll that suggests Republicans are more supportive of Israel than Democrats.
To support this claim Adelson cites a report from the Chronicle of Philanthropy, which claims, after studying tax data from the IRS, that U.
Adelson also states that he doesn't agree with every Republican position and is liberal on several social issues; but believes the Republicans better support liberal democracies like Israel, better exemplify the spirit of charity, and support economic policies that would certainly be better for those Americans now looking for work.
Others have attributed different motives for Adelson's party switch. The New Yorker article also quoted Shelley Berkley , a Nevada Democratic Party congresswoman, with whom Adelson has had a long and notable feud, who formerly worked for him in the s as vice-president of legal and governmental affairs, who said Adelson told her that "old Democrats were with the union and he wanted to break the back of the union, consequently he had to break the back of the Democrats".
Adelson denies those explanations for his political beliefs and behavior, suggesting such depictions of him are tainted by his critics' own political ideology. In February , Adelson told Forbes magazine that he is "against very wealthy people attempting to or influencing elections.
But as long as it's doable I'm going to do it. Because I know that guys like Soros have been doing it for years, if not decades. And they stay below the radar by creating a network of corporations to funnel their money. I have my own philosophy and I'm not ashamed of it. I gave the money because there is no other legal way to do it. I don't want to go through ten different corporations to hide my name. I'm proud of what I do and I'm not looking to escape recognition. Adelson was the principal financial backer of Freedom's Watch , a now-defunct political advocacy group founded to counter the influence of George Soros and Democratic -leaning lobby groups such as MoveOn.
Senate candidates he donated to: During the Republican Party presidential primaries , Adelson first supported Newt Gingrich and then the eventual nominee Mitt Romney. Romney believes that China should be pressured to drop its presumptively low fixed exchange rate policy; according to Bloomberg, Adelson would benefit financially in U.
He believes that cannabis is a gateway drug. According to a Washington Post report, Adelson's strategy for the United States presidential election was to support a mainstream candidate capable of winning the presidency. In October Adelson, whose son died of a drug overdose, donated one million dollars to the campaign against Massachusetts ballot question 4 the Massachusetts Legalization, Regulation and Taxation of Marijuana Initiative which legalized marijuana for personal use. Adelson sat out the Republican primaries, with some early indicators at the beginning of interpreted as showing that Adelson favored Trump.
Adelson also has funded the private, Boston-based Dr. Miriam and Sheldon G. Adelson Medical Research Foundation. In a listing of the top people positively influencing Jewish life, Adelson was described as one of the world's most generous and influential Jewish philanthropists, who 'continues to make outsized gifts to a range of Jewish and non-Jewish groups'.
In the s, Sheldon Adelson lived in Massachusetts with his wife, Sandra, and her three children, Mitchell, Gary and Shelley,  whom Sheldon adopted when they were young. Adelson met Miriam Farbstein Ochshorn , a noted medical doctor, on a blind date the following year and married in Ariel Ochshorn, with whom she had two daughters. In , she founded a substance abuse center and research clinic there, and in , the couple opened the Dr.
Adelson Research Clinic in Las Vegas. Miriam spoke about her life-long work in a interview with Fortune Magazine , saying that "saving a drug addict is the equivalent of saving about 20 people.
It also improves his general medical condition, improves his behavior at home and in the environment, improves his work habits, and has a positive impact on his family by having a normal person around them.
By treating one person, we can save many lives, and a mission like that is very much fulfilling. In Richard Suen, a Hong Kong businessman who had helped Adelson make connections with top Chinese officials in order to obtain the Macau license, took Adelson to court in Las Vegas alleging he had reneged on his agreement to allow Suen to profit from the venture.
In February , the Las Vegas Sands, in a regulatory filing, acknowledged that it had likely violated federal law that prohibits the bribing of foreign officials. Allegedly, Chinese officials were bribed to allow Adelson to build his Macau casino.
Adelson successfully sued the Daily Mail of London for libel in The newspaper had accused him of pursuing "despicable business practices" and having "habitually and corruptly bought political favour".
In August , the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee DCCC , after being threatened with a libel suit, apologized and withdrew two blog posts that claimed Adelson had donated "Chinese prostitution money" to Republicans.
Adelson sued for libel, but a federal judge dismissed the suit in September , ordering Adelson to pay the NJDC's legal fees. In , the share prices of the Las Vegas Sands Corp. I started out with zero Adelson owns a fleet of private jets through Las Vegas Sands. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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